Goldie Taylor

By Press Release

Longtime Paonia resident Goldie Taylor died March 3, 2017, at her home. She was 83.

Graveside services were held March 10 at Bethlehem Cemetery in Paonia.

She was born Sept. 11, 1933, to Mr. and Mrs. Lily in Price, Utah. She spent her childhood in Price and graduated from school there.

On June 24, 1951, she married Doyle Taylor in Price, Utah. They lived in Dragerton, Utah, until 1963, when they moved to Paonia. Mr. Taylor died March 1, 2004.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of Paonia United Methodist Church, Hotchkiss Elks Lodge #1807 and the Emblem Club. She enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, the outdoors and gardening.

She is survived by her children, Terry (Michele) Taylor of Pawhuska, Okla., and Patty (Tom) Golinski of Port Ludlow, Wash.; brothers, Angelo (Galene) Marakis of East Carbon, Utah, and Ted (Shirley) Marakis of Salt Lake City, Utah; sister, Bessie Pressett of East Carbon, Utah; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.

Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at